byWinthrop, John, 1714-1779; Hollis Street Church (Boston, Mass.); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
John Adams Library copy inscribed: "The Gift of Mr. Joseph [?] to his Friend and Servant John Adams." John Adams Library copy contains significant annotations in Adams's hand dated March 12, 1761, regarding an earthquake which occurred "about half after two in the morning, we had an earthquake resembling, though not quite equalling, that which gave occasion to this discourse in violence or duration." Transcriptions of handwritten annotations available from Boston Public...